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How we help educators, students & families

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    Accelerate children’s learning and development.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide educational equity for all Iowa children with emphasis on those with diverse learning needs.

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    Inspire educators to sustain superior learning outcomes.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide professional tools and learning experiences to support the implementation of evidence-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

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    Innovate with schools to maximize system effectiveness.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide economies of scale, and program and infrastructure supports.

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    Partner with community organizations.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide expertise to healthcare and non-profit groups so that children who are experiencing delays can be evaluated by therapists and other specialists.

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Timeline photosStella, our CRAEA therapy dog, gives our new Fatal Vision Impairment Goggles two paws up! 🐾
The Fatal Vision Goggles deliver memorable lessons on topics like impaired driving, underage drinking, and other alcohol abuse issues. Participants perform simple activities or sobriety tests without and then with the goggles. To reserve the goggles, visit bit.ly/GetMediagogglereserve. #CRAEA #therapydog
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International Day of Persons with Disabilities aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. #iaedchat ... See MoreSee Less

International Day of Persons with Disabilities aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. #iaedchat

Welcome to Iowa's AEAs, Mr. Rheingans!The Keystone Area Education Agency Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Stan Rheingans has been selected as our next Chief Administrator.

Rheingans has served as Superintendent of the Dubuque Community School District since September 2012, providing strategic leadership to one of the largest school districts in the state of Iowa serving approximately 10,500 students in 18 schools and an alternative learning campus. Over the past decade, he has led with a collaborative leadership style that has transformed the district. Specifically, through the development and execution of two five-year comprehensive strategic plans, Rheingans has led efforts to break down barriers and enhance programming in focus areas of student achievement and development, community engagement, effective resource management and employee excellence – all to support student success. Throughout his tenure, the district also saw significant capital improvements through renovation and construction of district facilities, all while maintaining a strong overall financial position. From 2004 to 2012 he served as the district’s executive director of human resources.

We wish Pat Heiderscheit the very best when he retires in June & are excited to welcome Stan to the Keystone family!

Learn more about Stan at bit.ly/3CXT5xO

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Welcome to Iowas AEAs, Mr. Rheingans!

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Congratulations!

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So helpful, all the time, for all the things!

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Well deserved!

Great support always!!! Thank you! 👏👏👏

Yes!!! Well deserved

Oh yes Lindsey is always so helpful!!!

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Better days to come...an immeasurable gift! Thank you, Becky!

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Well that’s fantastic! Yay Becky Jefford!

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You can always count on Jennifer to help you find an answer to your question!

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True story!!!! Jennifer is my go-to person for questions! She will find you the answer and she is so nice!!!! Congratulations!!!!!🎉

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Congratulations! Jen is awesome!

WELL DESERVED ♥️

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What we’re proud of

21 & 15

Public school districts and accredited nonpublic schools.

294

Staff dedicated to making a difference every day.

6529

Students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) both weighted and non-weighted.

1396

Children age birth to 3 screened in 2019-2020.

“AEA services are huge for our family. We’d be confused, in a world of hurt without them. We wouldn’t have the knowledge or the skills to know the things we can do to easily incorporate into our day-to-day life. We get a lot more out of the sessions when we are at home in an environment that is comfortable for our family and our daughter. We’re so happy the AEA exists!”